Jun 20

Shadows of Ulubrae, Chapter 19, Part 6

  Yet another lost gaming weekend RPG day progress Preparing rules presentations   Sadly, last Saturday was yet another weekend with no roleplaying. However, the previous Wednesday was dedicated to game prep. I therefore worked through much of my backlog of gaming tasks. All of the session outlines for Shadows of Ulubrae have been scanned, …

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Jun 20

Kickstarting the Happiest Apocalypse on Earth

  My Kickstarter habit is running strong in June. My latest find, guided by the awesome Misdirected Mark podcast, is an RPG. This is more familiar ground, and a lot cheaper as I can take the digital option.My Kickstarter habit is running strong in June. My latest find, guided by the awesome Misdirected Mark podcast, …

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Jun 19

Tales of the Dice: Volume I pdf Launch

    Following two Best of pdfs, the Reprinted Tales line has expanded to cover Tales of the Dice, the webcomic here at Tales of a GM. As the website approaches its fourth birthday, it is growing bloated with articles. These webcomics are comparatively large and space on the website is limited.   Therefore, I …

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Jun 19

Updated: Shakespearean Faeries in RPGs

  This essay examines Shakespeare’s most fantastical play: A Midsummer Night’s Dream (1596). It is an example of a Shakespearean comedy, and features an almost farcical set of circumstances when some mischievous faeries interfere in matters of love. Does this 421-year old play have anything of interest for the GM of today?     Game …

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Jun 18

Forgotten Scrolls 39: Week 202

  The Forgotten Scrolls series is a weekly look at articles previously published during my almost four years of blogging. Before the usual rummage through the dusty archives, I direct you to my regular guest post at Ennead Games. Here I reprint an old essay.   This article has been given a fresh edit, a …

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